from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of tidying.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word tidyings.


  • Beloved: We have been having a great day of tidyings out, rummaging through years and years of accumulations -- things quite useless but which I have not liked to throw away.

    An Englishwoman's Love-Letters Anonymous

  • She understood, studying a certain photograph in a drawer -- what drawer was safe from Milly's tidyings?

    The Invader A Novel

  • The window of his bedroom was dark too: he must have already put out his light, and Miss Mapp made haste over her little tidyings so that she might not be found a transgressor to her own precepts.

    Miss Mapp 1903


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.